• Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: 1037-1039 East Tabor Street

    Reader’s Question: My brother and I have purchased 1037-1039 East Tabor Street and are completely redoing it.  We would like to know when the structure was built, who built it, and any information you might have about people who...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: The Sidewalks of Randolph Street

    Reader’s Question: I lived all my childhood in the 2400 block of S. Randolph St.   On every corner was the name of the street in the sidewalk.  But on our street it said Nelson.  I know there is...

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  • Posted in: Friday Favorites Friday Favorite: Which Came First, the McCormick or the Pogue?

    Indianapolis in 1820 by Alois E. Sinks – showing the point where Washington Street crossed Meridian. Who was the True Founder of Indianapolis? Shrouded in Controversy… And a Mysterious Death… In almost 200 years, the city...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: St. Catherine of Siena Church

    Reader’s Question: Hi, HI.  Last weekend, I bought an old postcard of an Indianapolis church.  Can you please tell me if the building pictured on the postcard is still standing today, and if it is, where it is located? ...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Indy Parks & Recreation

    Reader’s Question: I saw that Indy Parks may privatize our city’s parks, which makes me wonder about the history of the park system.  Can you tell me the who, what, why, when, where, and how...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: University of Indianapolis

    Reader’s Question: Can you tell me about the Garfield Park neighborhood?  I know the University of Indianapolis is in the area, as well as the city park, but what is the history of the area?...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: The Garfield Park Area

    Reader’s Question: Can you tell me about the Garfield Park neighborhood?  I know the University of Indianapolis is in the area, as well as the city park, but what is the history of the area? When...

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